Quiet Armstrong fair for RCMP officers

Aside from someone trying to remove a scissor lift from the grounds, it was a pretty quiet time for RCMP officers at the 114th annual IPE

Aside from someone trying to remove a scissor lift from the grounds, it was a pretty quiet time for RCMP officers at the 114th annual Interior Provincial Exhibition in Armstrong.

“We did have a report of somebody trying to take a scissor lift down the road and out of the grounds at one point,” said RCMP spokesperson Gord Molendyk.

“Somebody also tried to remove a bike. There were a few thefts and attempted thefts reported from the grounds over the five days of the fair.”

Several fair-goers also spent time in RCMP cells for being intoxicated.

We had extra officers working and for the most part everyone was well behaved,” said Molendyk.



Just Posted

VJH Foundation announces 2019 Hospital Gala

The event is set to take place Vernon Lodge and Conference Centre on May 11.

UPDATE: Avalanche consultants deployed to SilverStar

Two small slides occurred at SilverStar Mountain Resort Wednesday, one of which sent one to hospital

Crown drops one Vernon assault charge against Curtis Sagmoen

Curtis Wayne Sagmoen will still stand trial on one count of assault causing bodily harm in December.

City calls for public support of local events

The City of Vernon is wrapping up a successful Chamber of Commerce Spring Expo and is looking ahead to increase the number of events in this facility.

Dust advisory continued for Vernon

The advisory was first issued on Monday, March 18.

What happened to the ‘live grenade’ found in Armstrong

RCMP tweeted a video of what EDU did with the explosive device that was found in Armstrong.

Behind the mask of the South Okanagan furries community

Penticton furries community member said it’s not a sexual thing

Canada Finance Minister to promote budget in Kelowna

Bill Morneau will speak in Kelowna

Trees removed from Central Okanagan to mitigate wildfire risk

Kelowna - Projects are ongoing across B.C. to reduce the risk of wildfire

Trailer Park Boy brings Cheeseburger Tour to Okanagan

Randy performs at Vernon’s Status Nightclub Friday, with Kelowna comics

NHL alumni and Canadian country music stars gearing up for Okanagan charity extravaganza

A two-day May weekend event combines, hockey, golf, country music and a whole lot of fun

Wedding rings and gold chain stolen from around Central Okanagan senior’s neck

Kelowna Mounties are warning the public after two thieves targeted a senior

Okanagan College accepting students to new Tourism Management Diploma

The program will be offered out of the Revelstoke campus this September

Most Read